Gender equality at workplace in Pakistan: An intersectional perspective

Keynote address by Dr Jawad Syed at the 6th International Conference on Business Management (ICoBM), held at NUST Business School, Islamabad on 26-27 October 2016. Abstract: This paper argues that the project of gender equality in Pakistan may not be accomplished without taking into account the intersection of gender with ethnicity and other forms ofContinue reading “Gender equality at workplace in Pakistan: An intersectional perspective”

A relational perspective on gender equality and mainstreaming: The case of Pakistan 

This paper argues that single-level conceptualisations of gender mainstreaming and equality within organisational or legal policy domain are inadequate to capture its contextual and multilevel nature. It develops and offers a multilevel perspective on this issue and situates it in the context of Pakistan, a developing Muslim majority country in South Asia. Based on aContinue reading “A relational perspective on gender equality and mainstreaming: The case of Pakistan “

Sexual Orientation Diversity and Islam

Lecture by Professor Jawad Syed at the SexGen Seminar Date: 30 October 2015 Venue: Quayside, University of Huddersfield British South Asian Issues of Gender and Sexuality foreground some of the challenges and opportunities facing British South Asians living in the UK today. These experiences are forged via the intersections of age and generation, ethnicity, faith,Continue reading “Sexual Orientation Diversity and Islam”

From Karachi to San Bernardino: In Quest of an Alternative Discourse on Terrorism

Author: Jawad Syed Cross posted from The Huffington Post In the aftermath of the Paris and San Bernardino attacks, the world can no longer afford apologist and politically correct discourses on terrorism. During my recent trip to Pakistan to attend an international educational and cultural conference in Karachi, I had an interesting discussion on theContinue reading “From Karachi to San Bernardino: In Quest of an Alternative Discourse on Terrorism”

Interview: GCEHR for effective steps to protect religious minorities in Pakistan

The GCEHR makes an appeal for peace in Pakistan and for solidarity with the country’s persecuted Christian minority, in the wake of recent terror attacks that left at least 16 people dead and scores of others wounded in Youhanabad, Lahore. The attack has been claimed by a Taliban splinter group, calling itself Jamatul Ahrar. TheContinue reading “Interview: GCEHR for effective steps to protect religious minorities in Pakistan”